Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb overgrow

3 senses of overgrow

Sense 1
overgrow -- (grow too large)
       => exceed, transcend, surpass -- (be greater in scope or size than some standard; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds")

Sense 2
overgrow -- (become overgrown; "The patio overgrew with ivy")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 3
overgrow, grow over -- (grow beyond or across; "The ivy overgrew the patio")
       => grow -- (become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast")

Antonyms of adj overgrown

2 senses of overgrown

Sense 1
overgrown -- (covered with growing plants)

INDIRECT (VIA covered) -> bare -- (lacking its natural or customary covering; "a bare hill"; "bare feet")

Sense 2
overgrown -- (abounding in usually unwanted vegetation)

INDIRECT (VIA wooded) -> unwooded, treeless -- (not wooded)

Similarity of adj overgrown

2 senses of overgrown

Sense 1
overgrown -- (covered with growing plants)
       => covered (vs. bare) -- (overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony")

Sense 2
overgrown -- (abounding in usually unwanted vegetation)
       => wooded (vs. unwooded) -- (covered with growing trees and bushes etc; "wooded land"; "a heavily wooded tract")

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